A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Borazjan in Iran. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/19 / 2019-03-30 22:44:24 / March 30, 2019 @ 10:44 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000k7te. Event ids that are associated: us2000k7te. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:14:24 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 51.6002 East, latitude 28.5705 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandar-e Būshehr, Borāzjān (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Bandar-e Būshehr (c. 165 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Borāzjān (c. 86 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 85 km SSE of Borazjan, Iran.
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